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that's one beauty of a rock !!!!!        

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You gotta love a big rock.

What were the numbers on the Nox?

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Gotta love them tailing piles! Congrats to you customer on a outstanding find and thanks for sharing.👍

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I think you should of put it next to a $100,000 Bar instead of a Snickers.

Approach the museum curators or a local bank that may want to display it.

Figure out the approximate value of gold content and double that for a starting price.

Banks may want it to show off their assets to the general public and their customers.

That gives you 2 options for that beautiful nugget.

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As most of my gold is Eluvial and not Alluvial it is great to see a well worn piece of rock/quartz and the gold looks like it took a bit of hammering as it went down the waterway. It sure is a nice specimen.  

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Outstanding finds and well done to the finder,was that found with the 11'' or 6'' coil on the Equinox ??

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Tailing piles.....hmmmmmm I need to find some tailing piles 😗. congrats to the finder!!

Chris 

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He should be a happy fellow.                                                                                                                                                                                                         I like to hit the piles as much as i can when i can too

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On 7/1/2020 at 12:04 AM, mn90403 said:

What were the numbers on the Nox?

 

I think he said it read 8, but I'll need to verify.

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